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Flying the flag for the Kiwi season 2015

Lawrence  T  has  opened  the  southern  season  with  his  flowers  from  Canberra ,  Australia  and  Robin  Hill  has  some  nice  miniatures  and  species  in  his  pots  .It  is  MOTHERS  DAY…

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Kiwi Summer Flowers

January 27, 2015
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We  are  having  a  hot  and  dry  summer  over  most  of  N Z  and  the  show  season  for  gladioli  and  dahlias  is  just  beginning  . Normanby  ,  South  Taranaki  ,…

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Very First Show of 2014

December 11, 2014
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I,m  still  sorting  the  last  of  the  daff  photos  from  the  2014  season  and  from  a  few  emails  sent  by  Graham  Phillips  ,  have  managed  a  report  on  what  is…

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Kiwi Flowers . – David Bell Gold Medal

December 9, 2014
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A  big  and  very  well  deserved  congratulations  to  Denise  and  Neil  McQuarrie  on  their  awarding  of  the  David  Bell  Gold  Medal .They  are  a  formidable  team  and  have  given  us…

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Hand-over Time – South to North .

October 22, 2014
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As  Lawrence  T  mentioned  in his  very  interesting  recent  post  ,  we are  almost  out  of  flowers  and it,s  time  to  pass  the  baton  to  the  Northern  growers  .I  picked…

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Champions from the Past — Otaki 1920,s .

October 17, 2014
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Our  local  newspaper ,   THE  OTAKI  MAIL  ,  established  about  1892 ,   a  small  tabloid   monthly    is delivered  to  3000  households  in  the  greater  Otaki  ,…

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